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Caps on the costs that those challenging the environmental impact of public bodies' decisions in the courts in England and Wales can be ordered to pay may now be challenged in "appropriate" cases, the government has said. 07 Dec 2016
Commercial third party funders are liable for the costs consequences of a litigant’s misconduct, regardless of whether they themselves were guilty of any “discreditable conduct or conduct which could be criticised”, the Court of Appeal has ruled. 28 Nov 2016
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This guide is based on the law of England and Wales. It was last updated in May 2012.
This guide was last updated in August 2011.
Third party funding of arbitration would be permitted in Singapore under proposed new laws laid before the country's parliament by the Singapore's Ministry of Law. 08 Nov 2016
Loans provided to the clients of a firm of solicitors by a third party funder were not 'legal services', and so were not covered by the terms of the firm's professional indemnity (PI) policy, the UK's highest court has ruled. 26 Oct 2016
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